External hard disk cannot be formatted Tags: Hard Drives Format Storage Last response: August 15, 2011 5:22 PM in Storage Share vasudevbinu August 15, 2011 12:34:34 PM i am not able to format my external hard disk using windows xp More about : external hard disk formatted monkeysweat August 15, 2011 4:45:42 PM try with ubuntu livecd. just download install disc and when it boots, it will give you that option, just format as NFTS although XP should work just fine, that's wierd, you could also just have a bad drive. vasudevbinu August 15, 2011 5:22:36 PM thank u so much, i will check it out and come back to u Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to format cannot be formatted wd external hard disc storage device Forum Cannot access Iomega prestige external hard disk after system format Forum S-ata external hard drive cannot be formatted nor identified Forum Cannot find or format my external hard drive Forum External hard disk has CRC error cannot run Chkdsk. Forum Can't get my RAW external hard drive formatted please Help Forum Toshiba external hard disk cannot be installed properly Forum External Hard Disk cannot detect Forum Why external hard disk cannot be detected to all pc Forum recover formatted data from external hard disk Forum Anyway to recover data from formatted external hard disk ? Forum External hard disk cannot copy file Forum Cannot access or format External Hard Drive (WD My Book Essential) Forum Formatted Hard Drive; "Invalid System Disk " on Boot Forum Data recovery from damaged external hard disk Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum WD 1TB External Harddrive showing as 2TB Forum Best 2 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Forum Hard Drive Clone or Backup and Restore.... Forum New hard drive problems, please help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !